February 22, 2018

Need a reason to celebrate? It’s National Margarita Day!

Our friend, John Gray, international chef, and owner of John Gray’s Kitchen in Puerto Morelos has shared his personal Margarita recipe to get you in the […]
February 5, 2018
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Free Download Fun: Eat Your Way Through the Riviera Maya

Our most popular blog posts on the Local Scoop blog are our recipes, recipes inspired by living in the Riviera Maya. Part of every travel experience […]
January 9, 2018

The Roots of Cooking Can be Found in the Jungle of Tulum

Dining at The Kitchen Table in Tulum is an “inside-out” gastronomic experience. Nestled in an emerald, jewel-box of trees, the restaurant is located on the “jungle […]
September 25, 2017

Yucatecan Dessert Recipe – Caballero Pobre Mexican Bread Pudding

  Caballero Pobre or the ‘Poor Gentleman’ is a popular Yucatecan dessert that shows the multi-cultural influences that have shaped Yucatan. The use of french bread […]
September 12, 2017

Feeling Like a Taste of Mexico? This Cremita de Coco is the Ticket

Yucatecan Dessert Recipe – Cremita de Coco – Fresh Coconut Pudding This pudding recipe has true Yucatecan flavors that personally I cannot resist. One Local Traditional […]
August 14, 2017

The Perfect Dessert Storm – Mexican Sweet Treats Eaten Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Oh did we say a late night snack as well? If you come across a local, and suggest dessert, one word will likely be spoken – […]
July 17, 2017

Make Today Ceviche Day! Recipe Enclosed

Oh la la, fresh and glorious ceviche! I don’t think anyone needs an excuse to eat this delicious dish. Seafood could not be fresher and a […]
April 4, 2017

Fabulous Easter Mexican Recipe – Chipotle Lamb Chops

Lamb is not as popular in Mexico as pork, chicken and fish, but it is used for festivals, and particularly at Easter. This lamb dish rocks […]
April 3, 2017

Habanero Chili – Yucatan Peninsula Specialty- Recipes Included

On a recent trip to Merida where I joined Chef Mario in one of his cooking classes at the Los Dos Cooking School, we had a […]
February 22, 2017

National Margarita Day – Check Out This New Recipe

Oh the smell and taste of a great margarita. Mexico is famous for this limey-salty-sweet tequila based drink that takes you to the beach after every […]
February 14, 2017

History of The Tres Leches Cake With Recipe

  The origin of Tres Leches, the three milk cake now associated with Mexico, is highly disputed. Its history is not. It is pretty easy to […]
February 10, 2017

Vegan Taco Recipe – Veggies Al Pastor

You don’t have to be vegan to love this recipe! And if for any reason you are not a vegetable fan, this recipe will make you […]
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